Welcome to Grand Strand Entertainment, an independent booking agency, representing the finest acts in soul, R&B, blues, Americana, and beach music.  We are committed to the artistic development and vision of bringing authentic sounds of southern music to your event.  Whether you are booking a band for a festival, concert, wedding, club, or corporate event, GSE can find the ideal talent you seek.  Grand Strand Entertainment is devoted to the continual, long-term success of its artists, event promoters, partners, and preserving the music we all know and love.


Meet Our Team...

Crystal Jones
Owner/Agent

Crystal graduated with a degree in accounting from UNC-Wilmington but went on to find her calling in the world of music and entertainment.  As the manager of Jim Quick and Coastline she has expanded the bands schedule along with bringing in musicians that have gone on to regularly win Instrumentalist of the Year at the Carolina Beach Music Awards.


Jim Quick
Owner

Owner and originator of Jim Quick and Coastline, Jim took Coastline from a garage band to one of the top musical draws in the Carolina’s.  As the 16-time Entertainer of the Year at the Carolina Beach Music Awards along with many song writing accolades, he is now prepared to take on artist development in building the future of the industry.


Rob Harvell
Owner

Rob has built his career around entertainment on the national scene.  He has been Emmy nominated for producing ESPN 30 for 30 “I Hate Christian Laettner”, along with working alongside some of the top musicians in the world including Snoop Dogg, Brad Paisley, Kenny Chesney, and Andre Benjamin (Outkast).  While living in Charlotte he was awarded one of the city’s top 30 under 30 future leaders.  He has now moved to North Myrtle Beach and is excited to expand his brand into the bands of the Grand Strand.


Steve Poe
Agent

Steve started playing drums at age 12, by age 14 he found himself playing professionally.  He has performed in many world renowned music venues, including the White House.  With over 40 years in the industry, Steve brings to Grand Strand Entertainment generations of musical knowledge and insight.


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Matt Carswell
Agent

As a child Matt spent his summers in North Myrtle Beach enjoying the music of the Grand Strand.  At age 15 he took his love of music professionally playing a variety of local venues and weddings.  He is a recent graduate of UNC-Charlotte, eager to expand his music knowledge into the business and entertainment side of the industry.


Camron Dudley
Agent

After a baseball career and a musical major at Elon College, Camron took his talents on the drums to Nashville.  Playing in Nashville he became one of the best drummers in the world on national tours with the likes of Phil Vassar and Bryan White.  Always an industry innovator, he has not only drawn in endorsements from some of the top drum manufacturers in the nation for himself but also assisted his peers in the industry with endorsement deals.  The Grand Strand is thrilled that Camron has found home in Beach Music.


Eric Stephenson
Agent

Eric has a unique combination of a lifetime in the sales industry along with fronting bands for the past 18 years.  The same energy he delivers on stage as the lead singer of The Hip Pocket Band, he is now bringing to Grand Strand Entertainment.